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The elixir of death

Author: Bernard Knight
Publisher: London : Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Series: Crowner John mystery.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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County Coroner Sir John de Wolfe investigates a series of brutal murders in 12th-century England. The discovery of the murdered crew from a shipwreck ... is just the first in a string of atrocities. The captain was the husband of Sir John's former mistress, Hilda, and his investigation troubles both his shrewish wife Matilda and his current mistress. Then there are a series of horrific murders, all related by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Knight
ISBN: 9780743259514 0743259513
OCLC Number: 62796388
Description: xix, 347 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Crowner John mystery.
Responsibility: Bernard Knight.

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